Minutes to Decimal Converter
Convert minutes to decimal hours to calculate time sheets and payroll hours worked. Includes rounding to 2, 3, 4 or more decimal places.
How to Convert Minutes to Decimal Hours
Divide minutes by 60 to get decimal hours hours and minutes.
- If your number of minutes is less than 60 divide by 60. The decimal is minutes in decimal hours.
- If your number of minutes is greater than or equal to 60, divide by 60 and carry the whole number to hours. The remaining decimal is minutes in decimal hours.
- Round the decimal to your level of accuracy.
See the CalculatorSoup Time Converter to convert between other units of time.
We've included quick-reference Minutes to Decimal Charts for your convenience below.
Minutes to Decimal Hours Example
Say you worked 8 hours and 41 minutes and your time sheet needs to be entered in decimal hours out to 3 decimal places. Divide 41 minutes by 60 to get minutes in decimal hours.
The partial hour of 41 minutes equals 0.683 decimal hours. Since 3 is a repeating decimal less than 5, you don't need to round up to 4. Your time sheet entry will be a total of 8.683 decimal hours.
Minutes to Decimal Conversion Charts